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News: Peter Hook and The Light To Perform New Order’s Low Life and Brotherhood

Seminal bassist Peter Hook is returning to the stage as he continues to revisit his earlier catalogue, but with his own outfit the Light.

After previously touring Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer, as well as New Order’s first two albums, Movement and Power, Corruption & Lies towards the end of last year, Hooky is back to further his ventures and exploits. 106 more words

Interview: Peter Hook and The Light

When I first interviewed the former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook, he told me of his eagerness to tour New Order’s material, just as he did with Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer. 1,763 more words

LGM's 50 Favourite Début Albums Part Five: #10 to #1

<<<<< #50 to #41 <<<<< #40 to #31

<<<<< #30 to #21 <<<<< #20 to #11

The business end of this proposition. It’s all a wee bit personal; records lived to, loved to, cried along with (although I’m not admitting to the latter). 2,669 more words


Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures (Factory, 1979)

I had a mate at university who used to insist that Joy Division were the greatest thing ever (actually, he had a long and comprehensive list of bands and albums that were the greatest thing ever, and I don’t think Joy Division were in the official top three, but he talked about them a lot. 214 more words


Joy Division

Two years ago I heard the music of Joy Division for the first time.

Ian Curtis


This month, in 1980 Joy Division’s final studio album ‘Closer’ was released after the death of lead singer Ian Curtis two months earlier. A Gothic and dark album, ‘Closer’ presented well in the charts, and would influence artists for years to come. 10 more words


I get to be hell - history of Zymotics

This is the history of Zymotics, written by Masao Nakagami and published in 2005 in Shaky City. He talks about them in the present tense but they’ve since broken up. 2,732 more words